Go to sample function

Analyzing signals with SIGVIEW includes often zooming-in to a smaller part of the signal and moving that part through the whole signal to observe changes in the time or frequency domain. For better navigation in a longer signal, SIGVIEW includes "Go to sample" function which enables you to position your currently visible part of the signal to exact absolute position in the whole signal. Please note that this function requires the selection of a smaller part of the signal - it will not zoom-in or change the visible part in any way.

You can start this function from the main menu, Play&Navigate/Go to sample... option.The following dialog will appear:


You can define signal position in signal units (for example seconds, Hz, etc.) or in a number of samples/values. These two values are mutually depending and both will be synchronized by SIGVIEW each time you change one of them.

You can also choose if the value entered in above two fields should be used to define leftmost or center value of the visible signal part.

This function can also be used from the Control Window to set multiple signals to the same position, i.e. synchronize them before starting some analysis operation on multiple signals. To use this feature, simply select one or more signals in Control Window and choose "Go to sample..." function from the context (right-click) menu. SIGVIEW will use the sample rate of the first selected signal to convert signal units to samples in the dialog, but will position each signal to its correct position in signal units.

If requested position is invalid for the actual signal, for example 5.2 seconds for a 5 seconds long signal, SIGVIEW will try to move signal part as much as possible in the requested direction, i.e. will move to the end for the signal in this case.
Go to sample function